Roan High Knob, North Carolina/Tennessee

Prominence: 3485 ft, 1063 m

Elevation: 6285 feet, 1916 meters

Approx. Isolation: 18.77 mi, 30.2 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6285 ft / 1916 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 6' 16'' N; 82° 7' 21'' W
36.104561, -82.122448 (Dec Deg)
398968E 3996129N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMitchell (Highest Point)
Carter (Highest Point)

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     Roan High Knob at Trip Report for Carter, TN by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Carter, TN by Mike Beavers Trip Report for Carter, TN by John Garner Trip Report for Mitchell, NC by Ron Tagliapietra

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Lists that contain Roan High Knob:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #240)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #413)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #137)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #3)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #77)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #115)
     North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #13)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #81)
     Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #3)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #9)
     Tennessee County High Points (Rank #3)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #6)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #82)
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #4)
     Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     North Carolina County High Points (Rank #6)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #7)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-01-29 by Kevin Hessler
     2003-04-29 by Alan Beck
     2006-11-18 by Brian Stansberry
     2007-09-02 by Bill Oswald
     2009-06-13 by Jeff Rinehart
     2010-06-19 by Nathan Sylvester
     2010-06-27 by Tom Layton
     2011-02-05 by Lee Newton
     2011-03-23 by Rob Carter
     2011-11-26 by Tom Layton
     2012-03-07 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-05-04 by Wilson Eury
     2012-05-18 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-06-17 by Eric Bruce
     2012-07-23 by Tommy Cox
     2012-08-23 by Dave Dunham
     2014-02-06 by Marvin Reeves
     2014-05-01 by Ken Russell
     2014-07-20 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-10-18 by Albert Wolff (GPS Track)
     2015-06-28 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-07-25 by Bryan Marchant

View ascents of peak by registered members (153 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3485 ft/1063 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3525 ft/1075 m
  Line Parent: Potato Knob
  Key Col: McKinney Gap    2800 ft/853 m
Isolation18.77 mi/30.2 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Celo Knob  (SSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Roan-Unaka Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Watauga (HP)
South Fork Holston (HP)
Holston (HP)
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest (Highest Point)/National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapCarvers Gap O36082a1 1:24,000

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